Many clients trust James Ebert as their go-to Real Estate Expert, as he has over 20 years of diverse personal service-oriented experience as a Realtor, Investor, Appraiser Consultant. Highly-regarded for his caring compassionate relationships, he is known for his success at creatively finding the right marketing to sell or buy a new family home.
James is a member of the Coldwell Banker Westlake Village office, an excellent fit for his broad real estate skills. The firm has a sterling reputation for their high quality service and support for home buyers and sellers. Also, Coldwell Banker was named among the 2020 Women's Choice Award® "Most Recommended brands" for customer experience overall quality. Similarly recognized for nine years as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies. Parent company Realogy has been designated a Great Place to Work and one of Forbes' Best Employers for Diversity.
Mr. Ebert has a sterling reputation and thriving success as a specialized real estate appraiser, focusing on estates, divorces, and litigation support, for attorneys and in courtroom settings. At any one time, he is assisting several families to decide what to do with Grandma's home: fix it up, sell it, rent it out, etc. Or when a family is facing a tough divorce, his expert skills save time and money by researching and developing a report that allows the family to move forward, and not be stuck in arguments. He has even been acknowledged at Appraisal Institute conferences, for his architectural and high-value custom home expertise throughout Southern California, and internationally. "I have seen so many amazing homes, from creative mountain homes in Mammoth Lakes to intricate engineering wonders overlooking the beaches of of La Jolla, CA."
Always one to give back to the community, he has volunteered for many years on the local Parks Recreations" district board, been certified in the local Community Emergency Response Team ( CERTs), and developed and maintained the local "Neighborhood Watch" group.
Professionally, he has shared his "toolbox" of appraisal interaction methods with thousands of fellow real estate agents, from Pasadena to Malibu to Santa Barbara. "I have heard that this skill package has helped hundreds of families get their home purchase closed, which otherwise would have floundered."
Growing up in the Midwest, James was active in sports and exhibited leadership in his high school student council activities. Always a musician, he marched in Drum and Bugle Corps as a teen. While attending the University of Illinois, and later UCLA, he studied Urban Planning, Sociology, Psychology, Music, and Real Estate.
James has lived in Westlake Village and Conejo Valley for over twenty years, raising his family with his his wife and their two sons. They truly appreciate the excellent schools, good neighbors, and terrific hiking in the surrounding foothills. And all this within 30 minutes of Malibu Beach. "This area was once a ranch owned by Fibber McGee and Molly, the famous 1940's-50's radio comedy duo. A part was sold to Bob Hope, and he and Big Crosby used to go hiking in these very same hills. Show business is still very much alive in these same hills today."
Be sure to call James today at 805.372.1749 or 310.505.5916 (c/t).